Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Update from BTO about my Starling

I recieved a reply today from the BTO after sending them details of the Starling photographed below in my garden at the weekend

This bird was ringed by K Dean as age 1st year, sex female on 13-Nov-2015 11:45:00 at Panshanger Lagoon, Hertfordshire, UK

Female Starling 
Interesting ringing facts courtesy of the BTO

Oldest bird – Manx shearwater, 50 yrs 11 months
Furthest travelled – Arctic Tern from Wales to Australia 18,000 km
Strangest recovery – Osprey ring found in stomach of a crocodile in The Gambia!

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